countries, the government here is making cutbacks. that's being resisted by many members of the public sector. here in london yesterday, in fact in many cities, about 80 cities around england and wales, we had hundreds of thousands of public sector workers striking. schools were closed because the schools holiday of the summer have not started here about half the schools in england were disrupted because of that. >> as you say, it's happening all over europe. >> rebecca, thank you very much. still to come on "way too early," first the nfl, now the nba. the league locked out its players yesterday. the rest of us were left to pass the day with baseball, golf and professional wrestling. and steven colbert scores a victory on capitol hill, so what is steven up to here? does he even know? that story and a check on weather when "way too early" comes right back. [ female announcer ] imagine skin so healthy, it never gets dry again.